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The World Mourns the Loss of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

The Trustees and members of The Saudi British Society are deeply saddened at the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, the longest reigning monarch in British history.

Queen Elizabeth II met by Saudi ruler King Khalid (escorted by the then Prince Fahad and Abdullah bin Abdulaziz) on her arrival in Riyadh in February, 1979.

We offer condolences to HM King Charles III and members of the Royal Family.

Please find a link to the feature carried by The Arab News on 8th September 2022: Arab world bids farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, an unwavering friend .

It details and illustrates the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Dhahran and Riyadh in February 1979 and the four State Visits of Saudi monarchs to the United Kingdom the first of which was King Faisal bin Abdulaziz in May 1967. 

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